The Online Idea Factory

The Online Idea Factory

I’m an introvert, but I love working and collaborating with smart groups of people. You end up creating better things by building off of everyone’s ideas. You end up becoming an idea factory. However, when you are working from home in quarantine during an ongoing global pandemic, to make this amazing experience work, you end up having to become the online idea factory.

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Why You Should Make Time For Games

Why You Should Make Time For Games

You don’t have to feel stuck in a downward slump. Allowing yourself to have time to play games can actually help you get things done.

Through the Lens

Through the Lens

I capture moments forever frozen in time. The very essence of life is paused for eternity as I gaze upon its image. It’s through an external lens that I can grab a piece of your soul and tell a story. Photography, much like the act of writing, reveals a version of the truth through someone [...]

It All Began with HomeAid

It All Began with HomeAid

A few copies of my resume had been neatly printed on clean sheets of white computer paper. I sat nervously in a chair in their conference room. One of the two ladies who had invited me in for an interview walked into the room. “Oh excuse the mess. We’re in the process of moving to [...]

My Thoughts After Learning About the End of SourceFed

My Thoughts After Learning About the End of SourceFed

You Always Take Something With You When You Go “This internship has nothing to do your English degree—why are you even here?” A tall young man holding a nice camera used for recording the resident talent had questioned my bizarre motives. I turned to face him wondering the exact same thing. “I have no idea.” [...]

A Weekend Of Modernism

A Weekend Of Modernism

I have always been familiar with mid-century architecture and design. As a former architecture student, I was made aware of Palm Springs, CA’s significance to the modernism movement and its impact on design, architecture, art, fashion, and culture. However, even with my interest in architecture and design, I had never attended Palm Springs’ Modernism Week [...]

From School Project to Art Gallery

From School Project to Art Gallery

One of the strangest feelings in the world for me has to be the time I watched a group of young artists paint the logo, that I had designed and come up with in my head. Watching the sign that they painted being mounted on top of an art gallery storefront is also right up [...]

Radio Talk Shows and Internships: The Importance of Using Post Secondary Resources Before Entering the Job Force

Radio Talk Shows and Internships: The Importance of Using Post Secondary Resources Before Entering the Job Force

I ended up getting the chance to sit down and speak with a professional contact, whom I met while working on a research project for graduate school, on her online podcast, “Operation Community Stimulus.” The show takes the time to interview community nonprofits and business owners who give advice to college students and young working [...]

That Moment When You Accidentally Start Your Own Business

It had happened to me just before a meeting at work. I was grabbing a chair in the office when one of the people I was about to speak with casually mentioned something about starting my own business. “So, I hear you’re starting your own consulting business now?” I chuckled a bit and jokingly responded, [...]